Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats book cover

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats offers a unique, detailed, comprehensive and highly illustrated account of surgical procedures that will improve outcomes for all surgical and dental specialists. In drawing together the expertise of specialists worldwide, it will also prove indispensable for general practitioners with a dental and oral caseload. Basic principles are considered prior to in-depth treatment of surgical conditions. The book combines expertise from both human and veterinary oral surgeons to provide an authoritative reference with a strongly practical slant. It is likely to become the standard work in the field for many years.

Hardbound, 608 Pages

Published: January 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4618-6


  • Foreword

    Section 1 - Surgical Biology

    Oral soft tissue wound healing

    Maxillofacial bone healing

    Use of antibiotics and antiseptics

    Anaesthesia and Pain management

    Enteral nutritional support

    Section 2 - Surgical Methods

    Instrumentation, surgical positioning and aseptic technique

    Suture materials and biomaterials

    Laser surgery

    Microsurgical techniques in maxillofacial surgery

    Use of cat and dog in experimental maxillofacial surgery

    Section 3 - Exodontics

    Principles of exodontics

    Closed extraction of single rooted teeth

    Extraction of canine teeth in dogs

    Extraction of multirooted teeth in dogs

    Special considerations in feline exodontics

    Complications of extractions

    Section 4 - Periodontal surgery

    Principles of Periodontal Surgery

    Gingivectomy / Gingivoplasty

    Periodontal Flap Surgery and Mucogingival Surgery

    Osteoconductive and Osteoinductive Agents in Periodontal Surgery


    Management of Periodontal Trauma

    Section 5 - Endodontal surgery

    Principles of Endodontal Surgery

    Apicoectomy Techniques

    Section 6 - Maxillofacial Trauma Repair

    Principles of Maxillofacial Trauma Repair

    Facial Soft Tissue Injuries

    Surgical Approaches for Mandibular and Maxillofacial Trauma Repair

    Symphyseal Separation and Fractures Involving the Incisive Region

    Maxillofacial Fracture Repair Using Non-invasive Techniques

    Maxillofacial Fracture Repair Using Intra-osseous

    Maxillofacial Fracture Repair Using Mini-plates and Screws

    Maxillofacial Fracture Repair Using External Fixation

    Fractures and Luxations Involving the Temporomandibular Joint

    Maxillofacial Fracture Complications

    Section 7 - Palate Surgery

    Biologic Basis of Cleft Palate and Palatal Surgery

    Cleft Palate Repair Techniques

    Repair of Acquired Palatal Defects .

    Section 8 - Management of Maxillofacial Tumors and Cysts

    Clinical Staging and Biopsy of Maxillofacial Tumors


    Clinical Behavior of Non-odontogenic Tumors

    Clinical Behavior of Odontogenic Tumors

    Non-neoplastic Tumor-like

    Principles of Oral Oncologic Surgery

    Surgical Treatment of Tongue, Lip, and Cheek

    Maxillectomy Techniques .

    Mandibulectomy Techniques

    Clinical Behavior and Management of Odontogenic Cysts

    Advanced Maxillofacial Reconstruction Techniques

    Section 9 - Salivary Gland Surgery

    Principles of Salivary Gland Surgery

    Surgical Treatment of Salivary Mucoceles

    Section 10 - Miscellaneous Maxillofacial Surgery Procedures


    Mandibular Frenoplasty and Tight-lip Syndrome

    Management of Maxillofacial Osteonecrosis

    Management of Unerupted

    Temporomandibular Joint Dysplasia

    Section 11 - Oral Approaches to Ear-, Nose-, and Throat Procedures

    Correction of Overlong Soft Palate

    Pharyngotomy and Pharyngostomy

    Oral Approaches to the Nasal Cavity and Nasopharynx



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